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Adventures Through Time

Learn all about The Black Country and its amazing history with this series

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Black Country Living Museum is a pretty cool place to find out about the places we’ve come from. It’s also a great way to find out about the people behind our history too.

The Black Country was one of the most important parts of England in the Victorian era. It was essential for coal mining and factories which helped power the country at the time. The Black Country has some amazing history!

Adventures Through Time is a series of animated videos and podcasts for 8-16 year olds. Created by Black Country Living Museum and Fun Kids Live, the series aims to teach you all about some of the amazing things that happened in the past. We’re delighted to have received support from Art Fund to bring the Black Country’s story to life in brand new ways for young people. 

Watch the ten episodes

Listen to the podcast

Read the transcripts

Art Fund is the national fundraising charity for art. It provides millions of pounds every year to help museums to acquire and share works of art across the UK, further the professional development of their curators, and inspire more people to visit and enjoy their public programmes. In response to Covid-19, Art Fund made £2 million in adapted funding available to support museums through reopening and beyond, including Respond and Reimagine grants to help meet immediate need and reimagine future ways of working.